Chicks with Kicks, from The City of Toledo, were the Spring Step It Up Winners for Health Action Council, which took place from June 13-26, 2021.
There were 68 teams and 518 participants in this challenge. Hiking, swimming, gardening, running, doing laps, and getting steps while vacationing in Aruba were some of the creative ways that participants from all teams rallied to compete and commit to a healthier lifestyle.
The City of Toledo’s Chicks with Kicks won, with an impressive total score of 524,686. The individual winner was Kim Silvaroli from Horizon Science Academy in Cleveland, Ohio, averaging 68,943 average daily steps, with an astounding 965,207 total steps. “I got most of my steps by golfing, running daily, and chasing around my two-year-old son and my dogs,” said Silvaroli.
The Health Action Council Step It Up Challenge, sponsored by Fitbit is a free, virtual step program that brings employers all the benefits of an official step program without all the management hassles. Participants do not have to be Health Action Council members to participate.
“It’s amazing how all of the participants found fun and effective ways to compete and commit to the importance of fitness, exercise, and good health,” said Patty Starr, President and CEO of Health Action Council. “Everyone likes a bit of a competition, with the end goal of feeling healthier.”
Health Action Council is also announcing the 2021 Fall Step It Up Challenge that will take place from October 17-30.
HAVE QUESTIONS? Send us an email or call 216-238-2200. Members and non-members are welcome. Don’t have Fitbit? No worries, there are other ways to track steps per day.
About the Step It Up Challenge sponsored by Fitbit
A turnkey step program that brings employers all the benefits of an official step program without all the management hassles.
About Health Action Council
Health Action Council is a not-for-profit 501©(6) organization representing mid and large-size employers that enhances human and economic health through thought leadership, innovative services and collaboration. It provides value to its members by facilitating projects that improve the quality and moderate the cost of healthcare purchased by its members for their employees, dependents, and retirees.
Health Action Council also collaborates with key stakeholders - health plans, physicians, hospitals and the pharmaceutical industry - to improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare in the community.